Hypercars might seem ‘good’ or ‘bad’ in your mind. You’ve read the reviews and watched the comparo videos. 918 does not lack appeal in the flesh, however. Far from it.
The car with the Weissach pack in particular seems to come out of its shell. Its polite curves, with a sharper edge. This robin’s egg blue example is perfectly Spring-fresh as it heads to RM Sotheby’s 2017 auction in Italy.
Update: this is a one-off, paint to sample car in Arrow Blue, a historic Porsche racing shade.
2015 Porsche 918 Weissach Spyder – Arrow Blue
Villa Erba 2017
2015 Porsche 918 Weissach Spyder
- Paint to Sample; the only 918 produced in Porsche’s historic Arrow Blue
- Fitted with the desirable Weissach package
- Single ownership and less than 11,000 kilometres from new
- Outfitted with the Front Axle Lift System, painted key, and 918 photobook
- Recently serviced and ready to be enjoyed
Delivered new to the United Kingdom and offered today from its original owner, the 918 Spyder presented here in ‘Paint to Sample’ Arrow Blue, over a Black Alcantara interior with Acid Green highlights, remains in splendid condition throughout.
Outfitted with the desirable Weissach package, this only furthered the 918’s ludicrous performance. Many parts of the interior normally swathed in leather were replaced with lighter Alcantara, and carbon fibre replaced a large portion of aluminium components. Super lightweight magnesium wheels were fitted, and the windscreen frame, roof, rear wings, and rear-view mirrors were also made out of carbon fibre. Titanium-backed brake pads and ceramic wheel bearings further differentiate the Weissach cars. Together, this accounted for a reduction of 45 kilograms of weight over the standard 918 Spyder and an instantly discernible increase in performance.
Photo Credit: Tom Gidden ©2017 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s
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